Life & Letters

Correspondence

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Title: Walt Whitman to an Unidentified Correspondent, [1877?]

Date: 1877

Source: The transcription presented here is derived from Walt Whitman, The Correspondence, ed. Edwin Haviland Miller (New York: New York University Press, 1961–1977), 5:304. For a description of the editorial rationale behind our treatment of the correspondence, see our statement of editorial policy.

Location: The location of the original manuscript is unknown. Miller's transcription is derived from Goodspeed's Catalog, 1940.

Whitman Archive ID: med.00662

Contributors to digital file: Kirsten Clawson, Eder Jaramillo, Stefan Schöberlein, and Nicole Gray




Camden1

Dear Sir

Yours of July 29 rec'd—I have some copies of John Burroughs's Notes on W W as Poet & Person, 2d edition under my control—the price is $1 a copy sent by mail. Of my own works, complete edition, the enclosed circular will give you the particulars.


Walt Whitman


Notes:

1. Although no date can be established conclusively, the resemblance of this note to the letter from Whitman to Scribner and Company of March 30, 1877, makes 1877 plausible. [back]


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